Daily Archives: 23 April 2010

Pope Benedict’s Sleepless Nights

Does he have them? I don’t know. I think he has led a sheltered ministry: academia and the curia, mostly. I have no reason to doubt he is both a scholar and a spiritual man. Any serious believer in the … Continue reading

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Sensitive Topic

The Grail for $ale thread on PrayTell heated up quite a bit today. 1,000 characters is a tough limit to adhere to, I see. Sad, but not surprising, that someone had to toss their personal tastes into the discussion and … Continue reading

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On Cleaning House

Russell Shaw writes on the notion of bishops resigning. I always pay attention to his essays when I see them. He’s one of the few commentators from the Catholic Right who’s respectful of bishops, but not fawning toward them. Russell … Continue reading

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RCIA 481: Bishops and Priests

The Church is clear about the proper duties of bishops and presbyters. Let’s read today’s section for review: 481. It is the office of the bishop to receive baptized Christians into the full c0mmunion of the Catholic Church. But a … Continue reading

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